Monthly Archives: October 2013

Security a Critical factor for MDM solutions in support of BYOD

The BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend is considered to have started in 2009 when employees at Intel began using their own smart phones, tablets and mobile storage devices on the job. Intel’s senior leaders chose to embrace this trend … Continue reading

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Wireless Solutions to Combat Retail Store “Showrooming”

Showrooming is the practice of checking out products in a traditional brick and mortar retail store without buying it and then shopping online to get a lower price for the same item. Online stores usually offer lesser prices than their … Continue reading

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The Future of Mobile Device Management (MDM)

Mobile Device Management (MDM) is a very hot area as it impacts wireless, software/OS, and enterprise mobility. In our recent MDM research, we have identified the following: Cloud-based MDM applications will take overtake premise-based solutions within the next five years … Continue reading

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The Industrial Internet and M2M

As with any revolution, with the emergence of the Industrial Internet there will be some workplace operations shifts as the new technologies increase efficiency and quite simply change how work is done. The partnership of GE and AT&T, along with … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Onavo Acquisition: A Stealthy Play into Big Data?

Facebook announced on Monday, October 14th 2013 that it had acquired Onavo, a three year start-up, ostensibly to use its data-saving capabilities for a project aimed at making the Internet available to billions of people round the world who are … Continue reading

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Data Mining, Big Data, and Applications

There are many different methods that can be used to investigate the data we collect. These techniques include data visualization, predictive modeling, market basket analysis, time series analysis, and text analysis. Data mining is a process as well as a … Continue reading

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What is “Dialable” VoIP and what does it mean for LTE?

First of all, what is “non-dialable” VoIP?  It is an application, such as Google Voice, which is downloaded to a smartphone and only requires data access (3G is good enough) for usage.  In this example, Google is the so called … Continue reading

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